Otterbein University Nike Volleyball Camp Westerville, Ohio
Join head coach, Monica McDonald at Otterbein University this summer for an unforgettable volleyball camp experience.
This program is open to players of all ability levels. Here you'll master the fundamentals, develop proper mechanics and gain valuable game play experience. Every aspect of the game is covered, giving you a solid skill foundation to build upon after camp.
- Training under the country’s best coaches
- Excellent dining and training facilities
- Six hours of daily instruction
- Coach to camper ratio is 1:10
- Players grouped by age and ability level
- Personal evaluations from your coach
- Nike Volleyball camp T-shirt
Seventh-year head coach Monica McDonald has already become the most successful coach in the history of the volleyball program.
Otterbein won its first Ohio Athletic Conference (OAC) title in 2012, going 26-8 and defeating Mount Union in the league's tournament championship match. The program has also made consecutive NCAA Tournament appearances from 2010-12, it's first three in school history.
McDonald and the Cards strung together a school-record 15-match winning streak during the 2011 season, which saw a 26-6 overall record and a five-set victory over eventual national championship Wittenberg University.Read Full Bio
McDonald came to Otterbein in 2007 from Mount Union College, where she served as assistant volleyball coach. She also assisted in men’s and women’s track and field.
A 2005 graduate of Wittenberg University in Springfield, Ohio, she was a two-time All-America outside hitter at her alma mater, helping lead the Tigers into the NCAA Division III Tournament four times, including two advancements into the Elite Eight. She majored in business management with a minor in sociology.
While at Mount Union, McDonald took part in a volleyball program that improved from 15-16 in 2005 to 22-10 in 2006.
In addition to her coaching at Mount Union, McDonald has coached several club volleyball teams, including stints as head coach for a Mid Ohio club team for 15-year-olds (2006), and a Midwest Elite open team for 16-year-olds (2005).
2014 CAMP INFORMATION
The NIKE Volleyball camp at Otterbein University provides campers with top quality instruction plus:
Camp runs from 9am-4pm daily. Lunch is provided.
Campers may purchase a Baden volleyball, the official volleyball of US Sports Camps, for $15. Volleyballs are provided for each camper to use during the session and purchasing one is optional.
*Please note, this information is subject to change.
Check-in: Monday, June 23th at 8:30am at the Rike Center.
Check-out: Graduation is Thursday, June 26th at from 3:30 at the Rike Center
*NOTE: Camp ends promptly at 4:00pm each day. There is NO SUPERVISION before 9:00am and after 4:00pm. Please be on time to pick up your camper.
Players Grouped by: skill, age, years of experience
Evaluation: Written by coaching staff
Equipment Needed: 2 T-Shirts, 1-2 pairs knee pads, 1 pair of gym shorts or spandex, 2 pairs of socks, 1 pair of volleyball shoes (well broken in), 1 pair of shoes to wear to gym/gym bag, water bottle,
Sample Daily Schedule
- 9:00 Stretching/conditioning
- 9:15 Practice: pass/set/hit drills
- 10:30 Defense and serving drills
- 12:00 Lunch, rest
- 1:15 Skill demonstration
- 1:45 Position work
- 2:15 Games
- 4:00 Campers depart
Team Discount: If eight or more campers register together, as a group by mail or fax, each camper will receive a $30 discount. Click “Get Brochure” above and print the application. All applications must be received at the same time via mail or fax. If all members of your group pay with a Visa or MasterCard, feel free to fax your applications to 415-479-6061 to expedite processing. Late or individual registrations are not eligible to receive the group discount. Discount does not apply to team only camps.Read camper reviews